dhcp status apps

Ryan McCain Ryan.McCain at dss.state.la.us
Mon Jan 7 19:52:01 UTC 2008

>>> On Fri, Jan 4, 2008 at  2:07 PM, in message <477E91FF.7040506 at ndtel.com>, Alex
Moen <alexm at ndtel.com> wrote: 

> a.bell.is.a.cup. until.it.is.struck wrote:
>> Webmin can be good if your networks aren't huge (or if you're OK with 
> changing the display to "list" and wading through it, even with large nets it 
> can be quite usable.) bonus: web accessible, so no apps to install and lets 
> you clear out leases one by one or in groups/nets. Also, it'll work with 
> ISC's DHCP/BIND pretty much right out of the box.
>> You may also want to look at http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/dhcpweb.htm -- of 
> these I found Maintain to be the most "complete" but caveat emptor: the DNS 
> component of it is centered around djbdns. Which is a bonus if you're using 
> that, I guess, since there are fewer GUIs for that. Dixie and Sauron look 
> neat, but have not been updated in a dog's age (or weren't when I last 
> checked a year ago).
>> gDHCPDadmin is promising but I have not used it: 
> emid=32 
>> I would recommend you try out Webmin first; it's not shiny and pretty, but 
> it's quick, convenient and not unnecessarily complex. 
>> --
>> a bell is a cup . . . until it is struck
>>> Subject: Re: dhcp status apps
>>> From: chris_cox at stercomm.com
>>> To: dhcp-users at isc.org
>>> Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 13:16:21 -0600
>>> On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 11:25 -0500, J E wrote:
>>>> Recently a recommendation was given on the list for dhcpstatus ( 
> http://dhcpstatus.sourceforge.net/ 
>>>>   )by Glenn S. as a way to take a nicer look at leases, etc. And while  
>>>> it does seem to offer a nice view of some things, the project hasn't  
>>>> been touched in about 6 years. So v.3 support is minimal, and not  
>>>> complete - and of course there is no mention of v.4.
>>> I'm curious.  What is it missing?  You say it's "not complete".
>>> Just curious.  We use it it here.  We also wrote some stuff to web
>>> display our DNS.
>>>> Can anyone give some recommendations for other products that may have  
>>>> similar, or even better features than dhcpstatus? I've checked the  
>>>> list archive, and done some googling but not seeing much that isn't  
>>>> part of some much larger project, tied into DDNS capabilities, etc.  
>>>> Free is best, but pay solutions may be OK too :)
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> jef
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> Forgive me if I am wrong, but I think chris is looking for a tool to help 
> display and analyze his usage of pools and such, not to help configure his 
> DHCP server.  FWIW, I am also interested in this type of tool, but have not 
> been able to find one that works well.
> Alex

I have also been looking for a tool that does this.  We have $INCLUDE statements in a few of our zones.


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